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matt w (Matt Weiner) reviews You Were Here: "not your average game, but a delightful bit of randomness" January 29, 2015
"You Were Here doesn't give you any interaction options and doesn't make any attempt at coherence. If you go in expecting some normal sort..." - See full review
besmaller reviews Ragnarok: Twilight of the Gods : "Short and funny IF diversion" January 28, 2015
"I really enjoyed Lost Pig, so I thought Id try one of Admiral Jota's other games. This one was an entry in "The penultimate not numbered..." - See full review
besmaller reviews Lost Pig: "Interesting characters, sensible puzzles, and just fun to play" January 28, 2015
"I've played a lot of interactive fiction, and Lost Pig stands out, because it was really fun to play from start to finish. The..." - See full review
J. J. Guest reviews IDSPISPOPD: "Smashing Pumpkins" January 28, 2015
"So far as I can tell, this gory tale, centred around the programmers behind 'DOOM' isn't interactive at all. There's something that looks..." - See full review
J. J. Guest reviews Lime Ergot: "—in the ::::: lime ::::: light :::::" January 28, 2015
"The most frightening of the Ectocomp 2014 games that I've played so far, Lime Ergot creates a genuinely unsettling atmosphere for all the..." - See full review
J. J. Guest reviews Devil's Food: "A Piece of Cake" January 28, 2015
"A lot of good quality writing has gone into this fast and funny Ectocomp entry. It's highly amusing and well worth playing, even if your..." - See full review

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